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Recently, MCA Record Company reissued four Jimi Hendrix studio albums: “Are You Experienced?,” ” Axis: Bold As Love,” “Electric Ladyland” and “The Ultimate Experience,” which is a compilation of Jimi Hendrix’s best songs. These compact discs are available in a
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In 2003, Sufjan Stevens released Greetings from Michigan – the Great Lake State, and announced that he was making an effort of writing an entire album for each of the 50 states of the United States of America. In 2005,
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is like none other. So unique to the point that when someone asks how it was, you stand there shocked and confused as to how to respond. Once a million images and memories race
You know that any band that uses Salvador Dali’s artwork for their album cover must be cool. I think that’s the way that any punk, thrash, industrial, alternative, and other music fans will view this album. Great grooves, thoughtful, impressive
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Compare and Contrast Paper. Around the 1400s, a new artistic period flourished in Spain. This style was mainly distinguished because of its representation of drama and tension that also depicts a theme of spirituality and religion in art and literature.
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